obsolescence management

12 Jun 2018 No Comments

3 Strategies to Clear the Way for Supply Chain Transparency

With the current component shortage and obsolescence challenges present in today’s manufacturing climate, transparency is needed now more than ever. Transparency not just regarding knowledge of where components originated, but […]
7 Jun 2018 No Comments

The Upside of the Electronic Component Shortage

With the predictions most analysts had regarding the electronic component shortage continuing through 2018 being right on target, many manufacturers are still struggling to find answers. Lead times for certain […]
21 May 2018 No Comments

3 Simple Characteristics of a Successful Obsolescence Management Strategy

An obsolescence management strategy that mitigates the issues associated with end-of-life electronic components does not mean having the ability to quickly negotiate a last time buy, nor does it mean […]
16 May 2018 1 Comment

The Top Misconception Regarding Obsolescence Management Strategies

Type “obsolescence management strategy” into Google, and you’ll find hundreds of tips and tricks from experienced analysts and experts on how to best handle end-of-life components. Most of these tips, […]
7 May 2018 3 Comments

To Predict Component Allocation, There’s Only One Option

2018 has seen the chip market experiencing a period of nearly record demand, especially for chip capacitors, resistors, and memory such as NOR and NAND Flash. Although this surge was […]
2 May 2018 No Comments

What Makes a Complete Obsolescence Management Strategy?

The term obsolescence management strategy, while simple in theory (how OEMs adapt their supply chain when faced with critical electronic components approaching end-of-life), has a nearly infinite number of variations […]